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Thought I’d start exploring Central Otago as its Pinot Noir reputation is riding high. Initially a little disappointing, but 1-2 days following this showed …

Finally met Jonathan Saxby on this visit to the winery, and saw that they’d updated their label design across the range. 85% Pinot Meunier …

An OK Pinot Noir – drinkable – but not worth the Staff Shop price, let alone retail (and not a patch on the Pousse …

This from Majestic, by contrast, was a delight. More rounded than some other Volnays I’ve had. Pale ruby with a broad fade-to-brick rim. Moderate …

This, by contrast, was ready to drink, and was the best of the 3 Pinots. A combination of a riper, more forward year, and …

Pleased to see this on Chateauonline, having enjoyed René Bouvier’s regular Gevrey before. Having said that I disagree with their guidance that this is …

So, after much to-ing and fro-ing we finally drank this to wet the head of my nephew Dexter, only 14 months after he was …

Given that this was from the roasting 2003 vintage, this had a surprising lack of concentration – maybe the early-picked (and therefore underripe) fruit …

Felt like some more exploration so picked this out of the staff shop in Dublin. Disappointing, however. Pale strawberry / red cherry colour, with …

A very nice accompaniment to Boxing Day roast goose, due to the structure and robustness of this Volnay. Medium garnet core with a medium …